Chidambaram Subramaniam (birth: January 30, 1910 – death: November 7, 2000)
He was an Indian statesman, Freedom fighter, state minister, central minister and governor of state) He had contributed immensely for India’s self-sufficiency in food production. He was conferred the India’s highest civilian award Bharat Ratna in 1998.
He had widened his political portfolios with several office bearers that include his service for the then Madras state and Loksabha. He has handled important departments of government of India like agriculture, finance, defence etc. C. Subramaniam was appointed Governor of Maharashtra in 1990.
In 1965 when he spearheaded the Green Revolution it was noted by everyone. C. Subramaniam is best known as the architect of India’s modern agricultural development policy. He played a major role in translating the dream of a ‘green revolution’ into reality.